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Digital X-Rays Boston Rd Bronx NY

X-Rays:   There are some exciting new developments at the office of your Bronx Dentist Dr Sandler. We are excited to now offer state of the art digital x-rays for all patients of our practice. This advanced technology is currently only available in a select Dental Offices in the United States. Thanks to this incredible technology, your Dentist in Bronx NY Dental Office, will be able to view clear pictures of all the structures of your mouth, including the bones, teeth and joints. Our dental practice can use these tools to accurately diagnosis oral health concerns and investigate the cause of teeth, jaw or gum discomfort.

You will be pleased to find out that the digital x-ray procedure is quick and easy. Conventional x-rays are exposed on film, while digital x-rays utilize an advanced imaging detector that scans the mouth. In fact, this is the same technology that powers the digital camera that you probably use every day. Another advantage of digital technology is that the results can be seen by your Dentist on Boston Road quickly. Digital files do not need to be printed. Instead, they can be viewed on a computer screen. Most importantly, digital x-rays are safer for our valued patients, since patients are exposed to less radiation. We are proud to offer this speedy, safe method of x-ray technology to the patients in our practice.

Since digital x-rays are viewed on a computer screen, your Dentist on Boston Road can modify the images to provide an accurate diagnosis. For instance, the dentist can zoom in on a problem area, or add a high level of contrast to the screen to view minute details. If you need oral surgery, the dentist can use digital x-rays for guidance during your procedure. This allows for a high level of accuracy. Your Bronx Dentist desires to use digital x-rays in every way possible to meet your individual needs.


How Are Digital X-Rays Performed?

Thankfully, the digital x-ray process is simple and painless. When you receive digital x-rays, the technician will position you within range of the digital x-ray machine. You will likely be repositioned several times, so that pictures can be taken from different positions and angles. The process is performed right in the comfort of our dental office, and will be completed in under one hour. Depending on your condition, the x-rays will be internal and/or external. X-rays of the inside of your mouth are referred to as intraoral x-rays, while x-rays of the outside of your mouth are called extraoral x-rays.

After your x-rays are complete, you will be able to view the images with your dentist after just a few minutes. Digital x-rays are very convenient. Your Dentist in Bronx NY, can then modify, enlarge, print out or even e-mail the images to you or your other care providers.


What Are the Benefits of Digital X-Rays?

There are several advantages to using digital x-rays. First, digital x-rays are safer, since they offer exposure to a lower level of radiation than traditional x-rays. Digital x-rays also provide a higher quality picture. The pictures are more detailed, so they can reveal smaller areas of infection or decay. These issues might not be visible to the naked eye.

Both dentists and patients appreciate the convenience of digital x-rays. When digital x-rays are taken, you will be able to view the results in just a few minutes. Since the images are transferred onto a computer screen, you can view the images with your dentist in a comfortable environment. There may be times when your dentist wants to transfer your x-rays to another physician for a consultation or second opinion. With digital x-rays, the files can be sent through the computer in a matter of seconds. This is a much simpler process than copying and mailing large traditional dental x-rays.


If you are pregnant, or if there is a possibility you could be pregnant, it is important to inform your Dentist in Bronx NY, before any x-rays are taken. Exposure to radiation poses a risk to your unborn baby. If you are pregnant and still require x-rays, preventative measures can be taken to protect your child.

You will not have any side effects from your x-rays, and no downtime is necessary after the procedure. You will benefit from the convenience, quality and reliability of digital x-rays. If you have any questions about our new digital x-rays, please feel free to contact your dentist on Boston Road. We will be happy to answer any questions that you have about your oral health during our convenient office hours. To schedule an appointment for innovative digital x-rays, contact your Bronx dentist today.

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